I think it was Charlie Brooker back in the TV Go Home days who did a spoof of a celebrity magazine covering a man walking past some crates. To prove that news does emulate comedy, here's today's Sky News website:
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Yes. It's true. A woman has walked up to her bin and put some rubbish in it. To clarify, the news story, on Sky News, a news channel that thinks it's grown-up enough to host a debate with the leaders of all political parties in the run-up to the next election, is that a woman has put some rubbish in a bin.
That would be bad enough, just the sheer banality of it, but they couldn't resist this:
Earlier this week, Boyle reportedly burst into tears while visiting the US for a whistlestop tour.
The star has previously suffered from stress and checked into the Priory clinic for treatment shortly after she shot to fame.
Ah, lovely. There we are: waiting for the tears, the breakdown, the stress and the problems so they can make fun out of her, just as they did when she was admitted to the Priory. Doesn't it make you proud of the British media?